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READER QUESTION: Navigating Disney’s Castaway Cay

In Cruises On September 18, 2014 0 Comments

JodieW is leaving from Miami for a cruise through the Caribbean over Thanksgiving. She indicated she has some trouble walking and she posted the following question: Do you… Read More »


Recommended Movies from the 2014 Toronto Film Festival

In North American Travel Locations, Random Thoughts On September 16, 2014 0 Comments

From an early age, I’ve loved movies. Growing up, it was the go-to entertainment for the Grubb family – including Christmas! My birthday is on December 25th and… Read More »

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Cool Sights in Toronto

In Mobility Challenges, North American Travel Locations On September 14, 2014 0 Comments

I had a wonderful time last week at the Toronto International Film Festival – sixteen movies in four days! Definitely my idea of a great vacation (although not… Read More »

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Travel Tips from Samantha Brown at the AARP Ideas@50+ Conference

In Interviews w. Interesting People, Need to Know, Random Thoughts On September 13, 2014 0 Comments

I’ve always enjoyed watching Samantha Brown on the Travel Channel as she’s one of the few TV hosts that feels authentic and real. She comes across as someone… Read More »


Guest Post: A “Re-Life Styling” Approach to Vitality and Well-being from Peggy Buchanan

In Guest Posts, Health/Medical/Safety Concerns On September 5, 2014 0 Comments

Anyone who follows my blog regularly will note that I typically focus on travel and how to do that with an aging parent. However, I came in contact… Read More »

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Picking Raspberries with Mom

In North American Travel Locations, Random Thoughts On September 1, 2014 0 Comments

I had a lovely week in Indiana visiting with Mom last week. One highlight – we went raspberry picking so we could make a pie! When I was… Read More »

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Miss You Daddy

In Random Thoughts On August 30, 2014 0 Comments

Today is a rather sad day – nine years ago my father unexpectedly passed away. It’s weird as it feels like yesterday but at the same time, it… Read More »

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Fantastic Fun with Boomwackers!

In Humor, North American Travel Locations On August 29, 2014 0 Comments

Until I saw the ensemble The Fourth Wall perform, I had never heard of the musical instrument called a boomwacker. Low and behold, a google search later verified… Read More »

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I’m Speaking at AARP Ideas@50+ Conference – who’s going?!?!

In Media, Speaking Gigs On August 26, 2014 0 Comments

I’m thrilled to announce I’m hosting an “Ask the Expert” session at the AARP Ideas@50+ Conference in San Diego!! I don’t have all the details yet although I’m… Read More »

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Al Fresco Dining in NYC

In North American Travel Locations, Random Thoughts On August 24, 2014 0 Comments

A dear friend was in town a week or so ago and we had a lovely dinner on the roof of the building of a mutual friend. Al… Read More »